Today marked a new day for the Magic City Acceptance Academy (MCAA) as it hosted a ceremonial “wall-breaking” on the Birmingham area’s newest charter school. The MCAA will be the first openly LGBTQ affirming school in Alabama and one of the first in the US.Continue reading “Homewood’s Magic City Acceptance Academy breaks ground and barriers”
We love any excuse to celebrate amazing news and highlight some of the great things local companies are doing for Birmingham. Keep reading to learn how EBSCO Industries is showing support for teachers and students in Alabama.Continue reading “How EBSCO Industries is working to uplift Alabama students + teachers”
January 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saint Rose Academy (3K-8th grade) is hosting an Open House for prospective families on Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 2-4 pm. Come learn why this small private school has been called a “hidden gem” in the heart of Birmingham since 1956. Our successful alumni boast of their Saint Rose roots as the key to their success. We hope to see you there! http://www.strosebhm.org
Packing lunch boxes. Carpooling to school. Homework. It’s back to school time in Birmingham. How can you help your child and your child’s teacher have the best school year yet? Bham Now has pulled together 12 tips to help you through.Continue reading “12 ways to support teachers and schools in Birmingham this fall, including how to send them on a beach trip”
For some parents it’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas, but the beginning of a new school year! And with just two weeks until the school bell rings, Alabama is once again giving parents and teachers a break from paying sales tax on back-to-school items.
UAB Hospital-Highlands. Huffman High School. The city’s homicide rate. Actions speak louder than words when it comes to violence in Birmingham. Are we doing everything we can to keep our students safe?
Share your ideas with Birmingham City School Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring tonight!
The Magic City is not the only area of town subject to revitalization and more redevelopment.
Samford University joins in on the excitement by applying $31 Million to its infrastructure to give future students, faculty, and staff a better home.
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Niche recently posted their rankings for the top 10 Alabama colleges with the smartest students. Factors that were considered in the equation and their weight are as follows:
Student survey responses – 35%
SAT/ACT scores in 25th percentile – 35%
SAT/ACT scores in 75th percentile – 30%
Read on to see the list.
Like every school, there are specific things that Samford University students relate and look forward to when going back to school.
From one Samford student to the next, here are 9 things we can ALL relate to:
It’s that time of year again – your Facebook timelines are flooded with photos of your younger cousins and family friends on their first day back to elementary/middle/high school. On one side, you’re glad those days are over. But, there’s still a part of you that misses those first day feels. For those of us who’ve moved on to college and beyond, here’s a trip down memory lane to all the things we miss about starting school. Continue reading “Things you secretly miss about the first day of school”